Kevin Giles

Reporter | East Metro
Phone: 651-925-5037
Suburban reporter Kevin Giles covers Washington County government and news throughout northern Washington County, such as public policy, transportation, prosecution and courts, prisons and the St. Croix River watershed.

Recent content from Kevin Giles

Builder chosen for White Bear Lake library improvements

Ramsey County has selected Knutson Construction to join the team that will update and expand the White Bear Lake library,...

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 10:43 AM

Eye in the air: Washington County updates aerial photography

Licensing prevents publishing 3-D images, but there’s no doubt they’re public record and accessible, a data practices attorney says.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Road salt in short supply in Washington County

Higher sun takes on an important role in melting snow and ice on highways.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

In Washington County, a windfall for taxpayers

County Board votes to reduce a fee for solid waste disposal. Reduced garbage bills will start arriving in July.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 02:00 PM

St. Paul man sentenced in Lake Elmo crash

A St. Paul man, Jon Ross Wentz, was sent to prison Thursday for causing a head-on collision that severely injured...

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 08:55 PM

Stillwater church leads effort to prepare meals for half a million people

Trinity Lutheran Church organizes meals for half a million people. Andersen Windows and other businesses join the volunteer drive.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Condemnations among land purchases for new St. Croix River bridge

Wisconsin agency spent $1.68 million to buy right of way for a new highway. Work on the Washington County side of the project now is in full swing.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 03:00 PM

Oakdale drug dealer sent to prison for man's fatal methadone overdose

Emily Frye sold methadone to Scandia man, who overdosed and died.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 04:52 PM

Running on empty? Wells draining the metro area

Woodbury, Hugo, other cities and agencies working to reverse worrisome trend toward excessive groundwater use.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Accused Lumberjack Days promoter pleads guilty

David Eckberg, in surprise court appearance, said he will pay off worthless checks issued in 2011.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:17 PM

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